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  1. Duke's analytic advantage keeps growing

    Eamonn Brennan

    In October 2013, the Duke Blue Devils became the first college basketball program to install SportVU cameras in both Cameron Indoor Stadium and team practice facilities. In the past few years, SportVU's high-speed cameras, which track player and ball...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Georgetown Hoyas wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Georgetown Hoyas became the latest athletes -- and the first in college basketball -- to don "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts before Wednesday night's game against No. 10 Kansas.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  3. Afternoon Links: The UK question

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we ponder the utopian benefits of a 3-hour work week. Submit links via Twitter. As of this writing, 52 percent of SportsNation respondents believe the Kentucky Wildcats would beat the Philadelphia 76ers in a game of baske...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  4. The one-and-done era is here to stay

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball officially returns Friday night, and with it comes our first real look at a score of high-profile freshman stars: Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and Trey Lyles, Kansas's Cliff Alexander and Kelly...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  5. The Year After has arrived in college basketball ... so now what?...

    Eamonn Brennan

    A season ago was memorable -- because of the freshmen and UConn and Wisconsin and Doug McDermott. So, OK, now what? Welcome to The Year After in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  6. John Calipari reveals Kentucky's platoons

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday morning, we revealed ESPN's 2014-15 Preseason Top 25. Topping the list was, surprise surprise, none other than the Kentucky Wildcats, who edged out (No. 4) Duke's own highly touted talent freshmen, (No.3) Wisconsin's experienced returners, ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  7. John Calipari explains analytics hire

    Eamonn Brennan

    In late August, as Kentucky wound down its televised exhibition trip to the Bahamas, John Calipari's solution to his very enviable problem -- having 10 elite players in a sport that allows just five players on the court at any given time -- became cl...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  8. Don't forget about Alan Williams

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 2013-14, Alan Williams averaged 21.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, 1.2 assists and 1.2 steals per game. Did you finish that sentence? In 2013-14, Williams took 37 percent of UC Santa Barbara's shots, the fourth-highest mark in the count...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  9. I'm excited to see: The UK platoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    At first glance, Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari has two problems with his 2014-15 roster: He has too much size. He has too many players. That's the closest you can come to criticizing the 2014-15 Wildcats, which should tell you everyt...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  10. Can Mudiay find sweet spot overseas?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The New York Times headline could hardly have been more dramatic were it written in 1942 atop Ernie Pyle's byline. It read, "Brandon Jennings Sends Home a Warning from Europe." It sounded dire. "I've gotten paid on time once this year," Brandon Je...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. Emmanuel Mudiay loss hurts SMU

    Eamonn Brennan

    A season ago, Southern Methodist was good. Not great, but pretty good. It was, first and foremost, the product of Larry Brown's coaching -- a cohesive collective on the defensive end, yet another display of the trademark defensive groups Brown had pr...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  12. Top 50 coaches: No. 1 Billy Donovan

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Over the past five weeks, we revealed the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 2, Kentucky's John Calipari, and No. 1, Florida's Billy Donovan. It was the spring of 2007, an...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  13. Top 50 coaches: No. 21 Larry Brown

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 21: SMU's Larry Brown. On Monday, we release No. 20. On Tuesday, ESPN's Mark Stein and Ramo...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  14. Billy Donovan doesn't want to lie to you

    Eamonn Brennan

    Even by its own typically slow standards, the 2014 college basketball offseason has thus far been a sluggish one. Coaching changes have come and gone; the draft decision deadline is a month behind us; the NBA playoffs are rounding into home. How slow...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  15. ACC's shot clock experiment: Why not?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The NBA installed a 24-second shot clock in 1954. It took men's college basketball another 30 years -- until 1985 -- to follow suit. Decades of painful stalling strategy would have seemed to make the shot clock a no-brainer, but the college game p...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  16. Q&A: Gen. Dempsey on basketball, service

    Eamonn Brennan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Wednesday, ESPN's Jay Bilas moderated a USA Basketball panel in the Pentagon auditorium. The panel, which featured Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, Texas Tech coach Tubby ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014